The largest, annual, one day fundraising event in the world - the iconic Virgin Money London Marathon

Where: London
When: 22 April 2018

About: It is the largest, annual, one day fundraising event in the world. A record number of over 250,000 people entered the ballot to run in 2017. Join thousands of people taking on 26.2 miles and running London Marathon for charity.

We are really grateful that you thought of our London Marathon 2018 team. Having received so many wonderful applications, we wish we were able to offer places to everyone. We are sorry to say that all of our charity places have now been filled and the console registration has officially closed, so we aren't able to offer any more places on our team this year. 

If you would like to register your interest for the London Marathon 2019, please complete the form and we will be in touch once our official applications open in April 2018. 



With your support, and with the help from our partners and volunteers, we can change the lives of many, many more children.

We will support you every step of the way

By taking on the London Marathon, you will receive:

  • First-class service from our dedicated team who will communicate regularly with you and support you
  • Fundraising support and resources, including email updates and invaluable fundraising advice
  • Training advice from fitness experts Running with Us – after you sign up for an event, we will offer you bespoke training advice and guides from our training supporter team
  • Running with Us bring a wealth of running experience, qualifications and working with many of the UK's biggest sports brands, TV and media personalities and managing GB squads at events
  • Our branded running vest, personalised with your name
  • A team training day with expert guest speakers
  • Cheer points along the route to keep you going
  • A post-race celebration where you will receive a well-deserved massage and goody bag, as well as refreshments for you and your supporters
  • The knowledge that you will be helping a wide range of children and young people who urgently need someone to be there for them, when they have nowhere left to turn
  • You’ll be doing something amazing, by taking on a challenge and something which you enjoy, whilst also doing something good to improve the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.